Learn about Jacobsen, Arne

The Danish architect Arne Jacobsen (1902-71) was born in Copenhagen. As a child he showed an extraordinary talent for drawing and depicting nature. He was educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the School of Architecture in Copenhagen.

Jacobsen's designs included architecture, furniture, textiles, wallpaper and silverware. He mastered the range of design from large, complex building projects to a teaspoon in a set of cutlery.

His most famous designs became ‘The Ant’, ‘Series 7’, ‘The Egg and The Swan’, and the tableware ‘Cylinda-Line’.

Jacobsen’s architecture includes a considerable number of epoch-making buildings in Denmark, Germany and Great Britain.

‘The Ant’ chair, designed in 1952 for use in the canteen of the Danish pharmaceutical firm Novo Nordisk, became the starting point of his world fame as a furniture designer and became the first of a number of lightweight chairs with the seat and back in one piece of moulded wood.

Model ‘3107’ from 1955 is often merely called ‘The Number Seven Chair’. It was launched in beech, black and white. more...
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Arne Jacobsen (Danish, 1902-1971), Cylinda-Line Tea Strainer, for Stelton, Denmark, stainless steel, together with four Cylinda-Line salt and pepper sets, and Dansk Designs Odin serving spoon and fork, with original boxes (6), Labels: awarded the ID-Prize

Arne Jacobsen (Danish, 1902-1971), Cylinda-Line Coffee Service, designed 1964, for Stelton, Denmark, stainless steel, including coffee pot, cream jug, sugar pot and tray (4)

Arne Jacobsen (Danish, 1902-1971), Cylinda-Line Ice Bucket, for Stelton, Denmark, stainless steel, together with a pair of tongs, with original boxes (2), height 20 cm, Labels: awarded the ID-Prize in 1967 by The Danish Society of Industrial Design

Arne Jacobsen (Danish, 1902-1971), Two Cylinda-Line Jam Jars, for Stelton, Denmark, stainless steel, together with two Cylinda-Line condiment jars and a Cylinda-Line oil and vinegar set, with original boxes (5), height 10 cm, Labels: awarded the ID-Prize i

Arne Jacobsen (Danish, 1902-1971), Cylinda-Line Ice bucket, for Stelton, Denmark, stainless steel, together with a water jug, with original boxes (2), height 15 cm, Labels: awarded the ID-Prize in 1967 by The Danish Society of Industrial Design

Arne Jacobsen (Danish, 1902-1971), Cylinda-Line Tea and Coffee Service, designed 1964, for Stelton, Denmark, stainless steel, including tea pot, coffee pot, hot water jug, cream jug, sugar pot and tray (6), approx. height 20 cm, Labels: awarded the ID-Priz

Danish Stelton 'Cylinda-Line' Ice bucket & tongues, design by Arne Jacobsen (1969), brushed stainless steel

Danish Stelton 'Cylinda-Line' cocktail shaker, design by Arne Jacobsen (1964), brushed stainless steel

Cylinda line ice bucket & tray by Arne Jacobsen for Stelton Denmark

A vintage Stelton 'Cylinda' coffee and tea set, designed by Arne Jacobsen, comprising coffee and tea pot, milk and cream jug, tea strainer, sugar bowl and tray. Original stickers to base serial number 01/2. Purchased in Denmark 1960's.

Arne Jacobsen, Stelton Cylinda line coffee service and tray

Arne Jacobsen, Cylinda line tea and coffee service, designed 1964-67, comprising coffee pot, tea pot, sugar, creamer and tray, manufactured by Stelton, Denmark

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